Gastric sleeve surgery is one of the most popular bariatric surgeries in Iran. Also known as sleeve gastrectomy, gastric sleeve in Iran is offered by highly-skilled surgeons who have completed fellowships in bariatric and laparoscopic surgery at top universities.
In sleeve gastrectomy, between 60-80 percent of the stomach is surgically removed to reduce its volume.
There are two types of gastric sleeve surgery in Iran. One which involves removing 60 percent of the stomach, commonly known as ‘wide sleeve’ in Iran, and the other in which 80 percent of the stomach is removed and is called ‘tight sleeve’.
Gastric sleeve surgery is performed using the minimally-invasive laparoscopic technique. It is available at modern hospitals in Tehran, Mashhad, Shiraz, Isfahan, Kish, Tabriz, and some other cities.
Why Iran for gastric sleeve surgery?
Iran is increasingly becoming a popular destination for weight loss surgery candidates from all across the world. A number of factors contribute to the popularity of Iran for weight loss surgery, especially gastric sleeve surgery, the most important of which are proficient doctors, affordable costs, and first-class medical facilities.
Competent bariatric surgeons in Iran
Highly trained and experienced, Iranian bariatric surgeons are particularly very skillful in sleeve gastrectomy. Having studied medicine and surgery at prestigious universities, they have pursued advanced courses and fellowships in general surgery, laparoscopic surgery and bariatric surgery in Iran and/or developed countries, including the United States and England.
Affordable gastric sleeve cost in Iran
While the quality and efficacy of gastric sleeve surgeries done in Iran as well as the patient satisfaction rate are very high, the cost of a gastric sleeve in Iran is among the lowest in the world. A quick google search of ‘gastric sleeve cost in X’ (where X is the name of a country), will show you that by having a gastric sleeve surgery done in Iran, you can save up to 80% of your budget. The following chart is a comparison of gastric sleeve cost in Iran with some other countries.
The average cost of a gastric sleeve surgery in Iran is currently around $3800. AriaMedTour offers gastric sleeve surgery with best bariatric surgeons in Tehran and Mashhad for $3480 and $2980 respectively, included all costs (doctor’s and clinic’s fees, anesthesia cost, and pre-op tests and consultation) as well as, visa, transfer, airport pick-up, interpreter, and post-op support. All-inclusive gastric sleeve packages are also available which further include three-star and five-star hotel accommodations.
Modern hospitals offering bariatric surgery
Well-equipped hospitals in Iran enjoy specialized bariatric surgery clinics offering all types of laparoscopic weight loss surgeries. Iranian hospitals with medical tourism licenses are staffed with the highest qualified and experienced doctors and nurses. With state-of-the-art medical equipment as well as VIP services, Iranian hospitals are well-prepared to offer world-class services to international patients suffering from obesity.
Why AriaMedTour for gastric sleeve surgery?
AriaMedTour is a reputable medical tourism facilitator that helps foreign patients have a smooth and hassle-free medical trip to Iran. With its cadre of professional medical consultants, patient coordinators, and interpreters, AriaMedTour does all the arrangements for you from helping you choose the best bariatric surgeon and hospital in Iran, get a visa for Iran, book flight and accommodations, to picking you up from airport, transferring you to your hotel and hospital, assigning a personal interpreter to you to help you communicate with your doctor, and providing post-operative care and consultation.